TR 2021/5 – The ‘at risk’ rule for R&D tax offsets
The ATO has issued a Taxation Ruling which finalises its guidance on the ‘at risk’ rule for the purposes of the research and development tax offsets.
LCR 2021/3 – Temporary full expensing
The ATO has issued a Law Companion Ruling which finalises its guidance on the application of the temporary full expensing measures for small businesses.
The ATO has issued the following class rulings:
Land Tax (NSW): Exemptions
Revenue NSW has issued two new rulings which set out when certain exemptions from land tax can be accessed:
- LT 112 – Land Tax Management Act 1956 – Section 10Q; Exemption – Land Used and Occupied Primarily for Low Cost Accommodation.
The Federal Court has upheld amended assessments issued by the Commissioner of Taxation to an Australian company taxpayer denying $894 million in interest deductions on the basis that the taxpayer had received a transfer pricing benefit from an agreement with a related foreign company.
Exposure draft materials: ATO debt recovery
The Government has released exposure draft materials that extend the power of the Administrative Appeals Tribunal to pause or modify ATO debt recovery action in relation to disputed tax assessments under review by the Small Business Taxation Division (SBTD) of the AAT.
STP reporting exemption
A legislative instrument has been made to exempt certain entities from reporting under Single Touch Payroll for the 2021-22 and 2022-23 financial years.